Tesla Switching To LFP Batteries For Standard Range Model 3 & Model Y Cars

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 18:56:16 +0000

Tesla has confirmed it is switching to LFP batteries for all standard range Model Y and Model 3 cars.

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An Electric Vehicle Purchasing Handbook — What Car Should You Buy?

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 21:41:19 +0000

In the first chapter of this “handbook,” I examined the matter of EV charging. Now, let’s look at the question of what car to buy. (Note that this piece is written from a North American perspective.) Top Tesla options The lowest priced Tesla is the Model 3 Standard Range Plus. It has seating for 5 […]

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Full Electrics Overtake Diesel In Germany — Record Plugin EV Share Nears 30%

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 15:19:41 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicle market share of 28.7% in September 2021, up almost 2x year-on-year. Full electrics alone took 17.1% of the market, overtaking diesel’s share (15.9%) for the first time. The overall auto market, at 196,972 units, was down around 20% from the same month in 2019 (pre-COVID). VW […]

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UK Plugin EV Share Above 20% In September, Tesla Model 3 Overall Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 14:23:53 +0000

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 21.65% share in September, up over 2x year-on-year. Full battery electrics outperformed, alone taking 15.2% share and a record 32,721 unit volume. Old-school diesel sales fell off a cliff, dropping to under 5% market share in an overall auto market down ~45% in volume from seasonal […]

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Tesla Blasted Through Sales Record With Almost 250K Vehicles Delivered In Q3

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 17:22:02 +0000

The Tesla team has been working incredibly hard to help Tesla achieve its mission of accelerating the transition to sustainability, and we can see the results. Tesla sold almost 250,000 vehicles in one single quarter. The exact numbers are: Production: 237,823. Deliveries: 241,300. The bulk of these sales were Models 3 and Y. Together, they […]

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Norway’s EVs Break Through The 90% Barrier — Tesla Takes Top Two Trophies

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 15:40:24 +0000

Norway’s plugin electric vehicle market share in September broke new ground, hitting 91.5% with full electrics alone taking 77.5% share. Diesels lost more than half their share year-on-year, falling to just 2.3%, with petrol and plugless hybrids not faring much better. Overall auto market volume was 17992 units, slightly above seasonal norms. The Tesla Model […]

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Friday Fun: Caption These Tesla Photos

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 03:57:26 +0000

It’s Friday. Let’s have some fun. Caption these photos below and enjoy your weekend! 1. This is a private charging station with the Yallorn brown coal power station in the background. Yallorn is one of the most polluting power stations in Australia. 2. What do you think these magpies are saying to each other? 3. […]

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Sweden: Legacy Vehicles Left In The Dust As Plugin EVs Overtake & Accelerate Ahead

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 15:20:36 +0000

September 2021 saw Sweden’s plugin electric vehicle market overtake that of plugless powertrains for the first time, gaining 53.9% share of new sales. Full electrics (BEVs) rapidly grew their share 2.6x year-on-year, resulting in a larger share than any other powertrain, at 32.9%, ahead of petrol’s 27.2%.  The country’s overall best selling vehicle in September […]

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Plugin Vehicles Hit 22% Market Share In Europe In August!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 22:42:20 +0000

The European passenger plugin vehicle market is staying in the fast lane. More than 155,000 plugin vehicles were registered in August — which is +60% year over year (YoY). This performance is even more impressive when we consider that the overall auto market is in the doldrums. August 2021 was the weakest August since 2014, […]

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